MADISON -- A 56-year-old man from Lac qui Parle County was found dead early Friday morning, pinned underneath an ATV.

The name of the victim has not been released, pending family notification. A location was not released by the Lac qui Parle County Sheriff's Office.

According to a news release, around 3 a.m. Friday the Sheriff's Office was notified that a farmer who had been out spraying weeds on an all-terrain vehicle had not returned home. Law enforcement began coordinating a search effort when the farmer was located by a relative.

He was found pinned underneath the ATV and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Sheriff's Office was assisted by the Bellingham Fire Department and the Big Stone County Sheriff's Office.